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The Scientific Program Committee cordially invites authors to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentation. Important dates are as follows:

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts August 17, 2015 (Final extention)
  • Announcement of the results (accept or reject) August 24, 2015
  • Deadline for author registration August 31, 2015

Abstracts should be sent via e-mail to abstract@ismissturk.org by August 7, 2015 using the congress’ template “Abstract Form 2015, in accordance with the following rules. Abstract Form 2015can be downloaded from: here.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

  • The submission of an abstract implies its author(s)’ willingness to participate in the “ISMISS Turkey 2015 Congress” and his/her/their acknowledgement of the abstract’s publication in the Congress Abstract Book, then in a special edition/supplement of a scientific journal.

  • The abstract and its content should be original. It should not have been presented elsewhere previously, and it should not have been produced from a previously published paper. This property of the abstract will be checked by using special softwares and web services (similarity check).

  • The abstract submitted should be in English, in the Microsoft Word™ format as in the attached “Abstract Form 2015”, and not exceed a maximum of 400 words.

  • The abstract should be structured as: Background, Aim, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, as in the “Abstract Form 2015”.

  • The primary, the presenting, and the corresponding (i.e., submitting) author of the abstract can be different. All these information should be stated in the abstract form.

  • It is the responsibility of the authors to ensure the accuracy of the abstract.

  • At least the presenting authors of the accepted abstract should register to the congress and attend.

  • Authors may send modification requests regarding their submitted abstracts until the submission deadline. There will be no additional editing after the deadline.

  • Authors should state their preference of presentation type (oral or poster). However, the Scientific Program Committee will make the final decision after evaluation.

  • A maximum of 2 tables can be embedded into the abstract form along with their legends. Figures, graphics and photographs should be sent as separate files (in TIFF or JPEG format). They should not be embedded into the abstract form. The minimum resolution of the figures should be 300 dpi, and its dimentions should be at least 8x8 cm. Figure legends should be listed at the end of the abstract form.

Evaluation Process:

  • All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Program Committee according to a standard review procedure.

  • Notification of acceptance will be sent by email to the corresponding (submitting), and presenting author.

  • If the presenting author of an accepted abstract does not register until the author registration deadline, the abstract will be removed from the scientific program